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Orlando Ashford Recognized by Black Enterprise Magazine as a Top Executive in Corporate America

Orlando Ashford Recognized by Black Enterprise Magazine as a Top Executive in Corporate America

Holland America Line President Orlando Ashford has been named to the prestigious list of executives on Black Enterprise’s 2017 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America. The listing is featured in the November/December issue of the publication. Ashford joins an impressive collection of executives that includes Arnold Donald, CEO of Carnival Corporation, the world’s largest cruise…   read more of “Orlando Ashford…”

Giving Tuesday: Culinary Team Makes Nearly 700 Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwiches for Children’s Homes in Mexico

Giving Tuesday: Culinary Team Makes Nearly 700 Peanut Butter & Jelly Sandwiches for Children’s Homes in Mexico

During their recent conference in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, Holland America Line’s culinary team took time to give back to the local community. Holland America Line Vice President of Food and Beverage Frits Van Der Werff, Culinary Consultant and Master Chef Rudi Sodamin and several of the cruise line’s executive chefs spent hours making nearly 700…   read more of “Giving Tuesday:…”

Rudi’s Thanksgiving Recipe: Apple and Pear Pie

Rudi’s Thanksgiving Recipe: Apple and Pear Pie

Thanksgiving in the United States is a time to reflect on all of the things we have to be grateful for. Friends and family come together to celebrate the holiday, cooking a feast of turkey, stuffing, mashed and sweet potatoes, greenbean and corn casseroles and so many other delicious dishes. If you have a sweet…   read more of “Rudi’s…”

Explore the ‘Paris of the Caribbean’ with these Six EXC Tours in Havana, Cuba

Explore the ‘Paris of the Caribbean’ with these Six EXC Tours in Havana, Cuba

Until 1962, Havana was one of the most popular Caribbean destinations. And while today most Americans have never been to Cuba’s capital city, its name still evokes a set of specific images. From candy-colored vintage cars to smiling musicians playing familiar tropical tunes to cigar-smoking and rum-sipping locals on the famous seaside Malecón, it’s no…   read more of “Explore the…”

The Lanai: A Unique Stateroom Experience on a Holland America Line Cruise

The Lanai: A Unique Stateroom Experience on a Holland America Line Cruise

Holland America Line is known for graceful mid-sized ships with a generous amount of personal space for guests as they cruise the world. Some cruisers might be surprised to learn that Holland America extends this roomy cruise experience to the promenade deck on five of our ships: Amsterdam, Maasdam, Rotterdam, Veendam and Volendam with our…   read more of “The Lanai: A Unique…”

Holland America Line Launches ‘Best Price Guarantee’ on Thousands of Worldwide EXC Tours

Holland America Line Launches ‘Best Price Guarantee’ on Thousands of Worldwide EXC Tours

Holland America Line is making sure that guests who pre-book the cruise line’s award-winning EXC Tours will have the lowest rates through a Best Price Guarantee program launching today. Best Price Guarantee is available on all ships and all itineraries except Asia cruises and promises that if a guest finds a comparable shore excursion elsewhere…   read more of “Holland America…”

HAL Wins Eight Porthole Cruise Magazine 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards

HAL Wins Eight Porthole Cruise Magazine 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards

Holland America Line dominated Porthole Cruise Magazine’s 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards with eight honors. Readers from Porthole, one of the world’s leading consumer cruise travel publications, recognized Holland America Line in areas that covered everything from destinations to onboard and shoreside experiences. The awards include Best Canada/New England and Northern Europe Itineraries; Best Shore Excursions;…   read more of “HAL Wins Eight…”